Tag Archives: Drinking

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »

WARNING: Drinking too much alcohol can lead to THREE different types of cancer 

Drinking alcohol is a big part of celebrating the festive season for many people. But there’s a limit to how much we should be drinking on a weekly basis, no matter the time of year. It’s recommended men and women drink more than 14 units a week, and that drinking should be spread over three… Read More »

New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homes

Newark has a drinking water problem. That fact remains after officials continue to tout the New Jersey city’s water as the best and safest in the state and nation. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Friday the city will distribute free filters to at-risk homes with lead service lines. This follows negative results the city received… Read More »

Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health, Study Says

Decades-old advice about alcohol has recently come under fire, with two recent studies suggesting that even a moderate drinking habit may raise the risk of early death. The latest study, published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, finds that drinking lightly four or more times per week may raise the risk of… Read More »